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Why We Make This

Contemporary bicycle frame designs are incorporating larger diameter headtubes and forks with tapered-steerers to improve the bike’s front end stiffness, and as a result handling accuracy. This move has made particular sense for off-road bikes. We evolved the form and function of our legendary NoThreadset to address the variety of tapered steerers and headtubes on the market today.

Why You Want It

Every Chris King headset is built with our heat-treated bearings, and surgical-grade steel races machined simultaneously to ensure they are perfectly matched. As Chris King bearing tracks age and burnish, they actually get smoother, and all headsets are fully serviceable for years upon years of demanding riding.

Our InSet™ 5 is built for riders using a 1.5” tapered fork that needs the legendary precision of a Chris King headset on their bike with a 49mm headtube. Our InSet™ 5 is equipped with our exclusive in-house built bearings and our patented GripLock® system to keep your steering precise and dependable.

  • Engineered, manufactured and assembled in Portland, Oregon USA
  • King Lifetime Warranty
  • Legendary made-in-house bearings
  • Patented GripLock® retention design for dependable headset adjustment (US Patent 8662517)
  • Responsibly lightweight
  • Designed specifically for a 49mm straight headtube and a 1-1/8” to 1.5” tapered steerer tube



Why We Make This

Contemporary bicycle frame designs are incorporating larger diameter headtubes and forks with tapered-steerers to improve the bike’s front end stiffness, and as a result handling accuracy. This move has made particular sense for off-road bikes. We evolved the form and function of our legendary NoThreadset to address the variety of tapered steerers and headtubes on the market today.

Why You Want It

Every Chris King headset is built with our heat-treated bearings, and surgical-grade steel races machined simultaneously to ensure they are perfectly matched. As Chris King bearing tracks age and burnish, they actually get smoother, and all headsets are fully serviceable for years upon years of demanding riding.

Our InSet™ 5 is built for riders using a 1.5” tapered fork that needs the legendary precision of a Chris King headset on their bike with a 49mm headtube. Our InSet™ 5 is equipped with our exclusive in-house built bearings and our patented GripLock® system to keep your steering precise and dependable.

  • Engineered, manufactured and assembled in Portland, Oregon USA
  • King Lifetime Warranty
  • Legendary made-in-house bearings
  • Patented GripLock® retention design for dependable headset adjustment (US Patent 8662517)
  • Responsibly lightweight
  • Designed specifically for a 49mm straight headtube and a 1-1/8” to 1.5” tapered steerer tube

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Chris King InSet 5 Headset



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Availability and stock levels vary by color & specification, please check each color below for stock information.

Why We Make This

Contemporary bicycle frame designs are incorporating larger diameter headtubes and forks with tapered-steerers to improve the bike’s front end stiffness, and as a result handling accuracy. This move has made particular sense for off-road bikes. We evolved the form and function of our legendary NoThreadset to address the variety of tapered steerers and headtubes on the market today.

Why You Want It

Every Chris King headset is built with our heat-treated bearings, and surgical-grade steel races machined simultaneously to ensure they are perfectly matched. As Chris King bearing tracks age and burnish, they actually get smoother, and all headsets are fully serviceable for years upon years of demanding riding.

Our InSet™ 5 is built for riders using a 1.5” tapered fork that needs the legendary precision of a Chris King headset on their bike with a 49mm headtube. Our InSet™ 5 is equipped with our exclusive in-house built bearings and our patented GripLock® system to keep your steering precise and dependable.

  • Engineered, manufactured and assembled in Portland, Oregon USA
  • King Lifetime Warranty
  • Legendary made-in-house bearings
  • Patented GripLock® retention design for dependable headset adjustment (US Patent 8662517)
  • Responsibly lightweight
  • Designed specifically for a 49mm straight headtube and a 1-1/8” to 1.5” tapered steerer tube
  • AVT.Bike is an authorized Chris King® dealer and proud to carry one of the largest selections of Chris King products available online and shipped anywhere in the world.
  • Chris King components including hubs, headsets and bottom brackets are available in 9 stock colors.
  • LIFETIME Warranty on all Chris King products.
  • Other colors and product options are available depending on stock levels, so if you don't see the color or exact product you are looking for please contact us.
  • If you have any technical questions at all on Chris King products please contact us and we'll be pleased to help you out!
  • All Chris King products are responsibly manufactured in Portland, Oregon, USA.
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